Further details about the publication of Philip Pullman’s highly-anticipated new book, The Secret Commonwealth, are revealed today.
Earlier this year, as part of Puffin’s upcoming 80th Anniversary Celebrations, Penguin Random House NZ offered to fund bookseller initiatives to get kids reading, to the value of $5000 each.
Dame Fiona Kidman has won this year’s $53,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for her novel, This Mortal Boy.
We're excited to announce the August release of Driven, from New Zealand’s most successful rally driver, Hayden Paddon.
Elisabeth Moss, star of the hit TV show The Handmaid’s Tale, has narrated the audiobook edition of Margaret Atwood’s classic novel.
The twenty-year-old Lyra has to flee Oxford by boat for the third time in her life, this time in the company of the old gyptian Giorgio Brabandt.
Jake. There is so much I want to tell you, but we’ve always found it hard to talk to each other, haven’t we?
The winter moon lit the paving stones as Gelimer, King of the Vandals, and his brother, Tzazon, galloped their horses through the old triumphal arch, past the theater, past the forum, past the still-elegant sleeping town houses.
He was a Scorpion. First Ensign Salvio was never more proud of that fact than now. He checked his watch.
July 1973 Francis Gleeson, tall and thin in his powder blue policeman’s uniform, stepped out of the sun and into the shadow of the stocky stone building that was the station house of the Forty-First Precinct.
The drawing of a tokotoko, the walking–talking stick held by speakers on the marae, depicts the versions of the creation myth that tells of Tāne separating Ranginui and Papatūānuku.
A list of children’s books which are all about celebrating mum! Perfect to share with your little one, this Mother’s Day, or any day.
Choosing a book for your children can be a daunting task and sometimes it’s nice to have a recommendation from someone in the know. Who better than the people who spend all day every day helping children find the perfect read? School librarians!
Dancing the Charleston, the new book from the legendary Jacqueline Wilson, publishes this month. Wilson has been writing books for children since 1985 and quite a few of us here at Penguin HQ grew up reading and loving everything she wrote!
With over 100 books under her belt, Jacqueline Wilson truly has something for all types for readers.
5 Ingredients Quick & Easy Food focuses on genius combinations of just five ingredients that work together to deliver an utterly delicious result, giving maximum flavour, with minimum fuss, just like this delicious Cherry Chocolate Mousse.
5 Ingredients Quick & Easy Food focuses on genius combinations of just five ingredients that work together to deliver an utterly delicious result, giving maximum flavour, with minimum fuss, just like this delicious Lemony Courgette Linguine.
The perfect pudding, à la Allyson Gofton. Lashings of cream or ice-cream to accompany this hearty family favourite will add to this dessert’s enjoyment!
Lemon oil has an amazing ability to cut through grease, making it the star ingredient for this recipe. The method is simple, all you’ll need is a handful of basic ingredients and a jar to mix up.
I just adore this recipe for baked pears, enhanced with a sprinkle of sweet, musky cinnamon, baked until crisp. Try them with a sharp, salty cheese such as blue vein, or a gentler, creamy cheese like double cream Brie or Camembert.
We sat down with best-selling author - Eleanor Ozich, to find out about her latest book, Homemade.
The bestselling master of suspense reveals why he swapped psychology for crime writing.
Questions and answers with the witty and wonderful Catherine Robertson about her latest novel; What You Wish For - A Gabriel's Bay Story.
Introduce babies to both English and Maori with this super fun activity sheet for new board books: Animals for Kiwi Babies and My Body for Kiwi Babies.
What should you be reading this winter? Cosy up with these fantastic new books, available now from your local bookseller.
Download this fun activity pack, celebrating all things Very Hungry Caterpillar!
Award-winning author Charlotte Grimshaw shares Now combined into a major TV drama, these two connected novels by award-winning writer Charlotte Grimshaw take an unflinching look at politics and power, contemporary New Zealand society and the arid morality of the privileged.
Auckland-based writer Rosetta Allan's latest novel, The Unreliable People is a compelling, contemporary story where love and loss intersect. We asked Rosetta for questions and discussion points to guide your book club.
Lloyd Jones’s fable-like novel The Cage is both profound and unsettling. We asked the multi-award winning Kiwi author to share the story's origins and create book club questions to help guide your discussion.
Incredible NZ author and Ockham 2019 Award Winner Dame Fiona Kidman shares some thoughts and questions to get the ball rolling in a book club discussion for This Mortal Boy.
NZ author and poet Owen Marshall shares with us some questions to get the ball rolling in a book club discussion for his latest Novel, Pearly Gates.
NZ author Maxine Alterio shares with us her love for book clubs plus questions you can use with your friends and family when you read her new novel, The Gulf Between.
Download your very own A Place of Stone and Darkness poster!
Charlie Changes into a Chicken is the first book in a side-splitting new series by Sam Copeland and illustrated by Sarah Horne, it's about 9-year-old Charlie McGuffin who has an incredible secret...
This February, purchase any TWO Puffin picks and receive a FREE customisable book bag.
Many people know the Manawatu– Wanganui region only as a flat, green slice of provincial quietness that you drive through on the way from Wellington to the Central Plateau.